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Diana Ross Says She Felt 'Violated' at Airport

She can 'still feel' screener's hands

(Newser) - Diana Ross says she felt "violated" by an airport screener who touched her between her legs after she performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the Motown legend says she blames the Transportation Security Administration for a screening at the... More »

Obama Names 21 Recipients of Medal of Freedom

Michael Jordan, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, and more

(Newser) - President Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks, and Robert Redford with the nation's highest civilian honor, the AP reports. They are among 21 people Obama plans to recognize with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House next Tuesday. Honorees from the sports world... More »

Ashlee Simpson Marries Diana Ross Son

At singer's Conn. estate, no less

(Newser) - Just a few weeks after big sis Jessica tied the knot , Ashlee Simpson married Evan Ross Sunday, reports ETOnline . Close family and friends gathered for the private outdoor ceremony at the Connecticut estate of Diana Ross, Evan's mom, who also reportedly sang "Endless Love" to the happy couple... More »

5 Huge Celebrity Families

The Osmonds could start their own sports team

(Newser) - Holidays must be fun for the largest families in Hollywood. ETOnline rounds up 10 of the biggest clans. A sampling:
  • Between them, siblings Donny and Marie Osmond have 13 kids (five for Donny and eight for Marie).
  • Eddie Murphy has eight children, ages 6 to 24.
  • Steven Spielberg has six
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Star-Studded Jackson Civil Trial Kicks Off Today

Prince, Spike Lee, and more on the witness list as mom sues concert promoter

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's doctor has already been held accountable in his death, and today his mother will set out to prove that his concert promoter should be, too. The wrongful death suit against Anschutz Entertainment Group promises to provide, according to the AP , the "most complete account" yet of... More »

Diana Ross Throws Restaurant Tantrum

Sources say she seated herself, but restaurant wouldn't serve her

(Newser) - Diana Ross' latest temper tantrum happened at a Beverly Hills restaurant Thursday, sources tell the New York Post . La Scala refused to seat the former Supreme when she arrived for lunch, since its policy is not to seat incomplete parties unless there is a reservation—and Ross' daughter wasn't... More »

14 Celebs Misbehaving on Planes

Fights, stinky burritos, and yes, more urine

(Newser) - What is it about celebrities and airplanes? In honor of Gerard Depardieu's recent peeing mishap , the Frisky rounds up 13 more celebs who have behaved quite badly while flying the friendly skies.
  • Josh Duhamel: Fergie's hubby got escorted off a plane when he refused to turn off his
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See the Playlist for Chelsea Clinton's $2M Wedding

Someone really likes Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder

(Newser) - Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky's wedding playlist has a boomer slant so strong that it suggests the thirtysomethings like the same music as their parents—or that someone's pulling TMZ 's leg. Selections include hits by Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Sam Cooke, and Michael Jackson. And they'd better be pretty... More »

Worst (and Best) Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Maybe you're not excited for The Who, but it's better than Elvis Presto

(Newser) - Whether or not you're excited about the Who's Super Bowl halftime show, you know it will surely be better than some stinkers from years gone by. View some of the worst—and, for good measure, a couple of the best—in the gallery, or take a look at Peter Hartlaub's... More »

Paula, Don't Let Door Hit You On Way Out: Idol Staff

Employees toast departure of 'difficult diva'

(Newser) - Ryan Seacrest may be sad to see Paula Abdul go, but he’s in the minority: Longtime American Idol staffers were so overjoyed at her announcement, they threw an impromptu party, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. “Can’t you hear our celebration?” one veteran staffer says. “We broke out... More »

Kennedy Center Honors 5

American artists recognized for achievement in performing arts

(Newser) - A "California Dreamin'" Beach Boy, the director of a bunch of "Goodfellas," a "wild and crazy" SNL alum, a Motown diva who beseeched us to "Stop! In the Name of Love," and a one-handed pianist all took a bow last night as the 30th... More »

Diana Ross Wins Supreme Honor

Brian Wilson, Martin Scorsese also among 5 picked for Kennedy Center artists

(Newser) - There'll be good vibrations at the Kennedy Center: the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson and Motown legend Diana Ross have been chosen as this year's  honorees. Comic actor and writer Steve Martin, film director Martin Scorsese  and pianist Leon Fleisher will also be honored, reports the Washington Post. More »

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